The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mobile Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Tester
UK
Rank 581 596 563
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 16 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.051% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.054% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 27
Median daily rate £365 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £258 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £363 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £331 £258
% change year-on-year
+13.96% +28.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Mobile Tester in the job title.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 16 £365 +12.30% 8
London +10 12 £345 +6.15% 6
South West +11 2 - -
South East +10 2 £378 +4.13%
Somerset +7 2 - -
Bath 0 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £378 -

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Mobile Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Mobile Tester in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (64.10%) Apple iOS
2 22 (56.41%) Android
3 21 (53.85%) Mobile App
4 18 (46.15%) Appium
5 15 (38.46%) Calabash
6 14 (35.90%) QA
7 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
8 11 (28.21%) Ruby
9 10 (25.64%) Selenium
9 10 (25.64%) BDD
9 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
10 8 (20.51%) Java
11 7 (17.95%) Scrum
11 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
12 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 6 (15.38%) C#
12 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
12 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
13 5 (12.82%) JIRA
13 5 (12.82%) TDD
14 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
14 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
15 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
15 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
15 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
15 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
15 3 (7.69%) ISEB
15 3 (7.69%) Web Services

Mobile Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Appium
2 15 (38.46%) Calabash
3 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 10 (25.64%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
9 1 (2.56%) Capybara
9 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.56%) Protractor
9 1 (2.56%) Robotium
9 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) OAuth
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Fintech
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Apple iOS
2 22 (56.41%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) BDD
2 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (17.95%) Scrum
3 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (5.13%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Ruby
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Apple
2 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
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